The American Angus Association® is now accepting applications from college students who want to explore a career and gain real-world experience at a breed association. The paid internships last approximately 10-12 weeks during Summer 2009. Application deadline is February 1, 2009.
The Association’s communications department offers an internship to junior or senior-level students majoring in agricultural journalism or communications who have an interest in the livestock industry. Animal science students with a strong skill set in writing and editing are also encouraged to apply.
Students interested in the communications internship should have completed course work in news and feature writing, as well as editing and photography. The candidate should have experience with livestock shows. Send a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Shelia Stannard, director of communications & events.
The junior activities department employs a college student to assist the planning and execution of junior Angus shows and leadership events. The intern will work closely with various aspects of event planning. Applicants should be detail-oriented, outgoing, be able to work with all types of people and be a self-starter.
Applicants for the junior activities internship should be incoming juniors or seniors with an agriculture-related major. Any student interested should apply to Robin Ruff, director of junior activities.
For more information about any of these internships, or to submit application, which includes cover letter, resume and references, please contact the individuals listed above at 3201 Frederick Ave., Saint Joseph, MO 64506 or call them at 816-383-5100. Applicants for the communications internship should also submit writing and photography samples. Students interested in multiple internships should apply to each individual.
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